Person washing hands with soap under sink - Infection Control Training - Level 2 - Sentinel Laboratories Ltd

Infection Control Training - Level 2

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Duration: 6-9 Hour Course


Who is it for? The Level 2 National Award in Infection Control is aimed at anyone needing to develop the underpinning knowledge of how to control the spread of infection in their workplace or home environment. This includes giving an increased understanding of the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread. It also covers suitable methods of cleaning and waste disposal that help prevent the spread of infection, along with the personal protective equipment they can use for their own safety.


Course Objectives By the end of the course the delegates will be able to:


  • Know common diseases and the chain of infection
  • Understand standard infection control procedures
  • Know how to apply standard infection control procedures
  • Know the correct management of spills
  • Know how to manage waste correctly
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in preventing infection

Topics Covered

  • Common Diseases
  • Chain of Infection
  • Spreading of Infections
  • Direct and Indirect Spread
  • Infection Control Precautions
  • PPE
  • Handwashing
  • Management of Spills
  • Management of Waste
  • Preventing Infections


Delegates will be assessed at the end of the course by completing a 30-question multiple-choice examination, the duration of which is 1 hour. Successful delegates must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30, in order to qualify and receive a certificate.

Progression Progression and further learning routes include:

  •  Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection (QCF)
  • Level 2 and 3 S/NVQs in Health and Social Care
  • Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care


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